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South Korea / Airplane Bombing #318047

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather ) South Korean and United States officials reported discussing possible retaliation against North Korea's role in KAL flight bombing. Woman arrested for bombing, Kim Hyon Hui reported admitting to working for North Korean government in TV interview. Report introd.93

(Seoul, South Korea: Barry Petersen) Kim shown admitting to crime. Kim noted being North Korean agent and quoted. Kim's suicide attempt when arrested reviewed; scenes shown. South Korean government spokesperson quoted. Mission defined as effort to disrupt Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. North Korean leader reported responsible for mission. Rangoon, Burma, bombing reviewed; scenes shown. [Korean overseas information service PARK Shin Illinois - denies involvement.] Seoul's monthly air raid shown.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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